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Hong Kong - Fertilizer consumption per unit of arable land

2,704.0 (kilograms per hectare) in 2016

In 2016, fertilizer consumption for Hong Kong was 2,704 kilograms per hectare. Fertilizer consumption of Hong Kong increased from 728.4 kilograms per hectare in 2002 to 2,704 kilograms per hectare in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 118.10 %.

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What is fertilizer consumption?

Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. For the purpose of data dissemination, FAO has adopted the concept of a calendar year (January to December). Some countries compile fertilizer data on a calendar year basis, while others are on a split-year basis. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.

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What is Hong Kong fertilizer consumption?

Date Value Change, %
2016 2,704.0 15.84 %
2015 2,334.3 18.28 %
2014 1,973.6 230.01 %
2013 598.0 -54.25 %
2012 1,307.3 65.36 %
2011 790.6 28.28 %
2010 616.3 1,521.80 %
2009 38.0 -61.62 %
2008 99.0 -76.48 %
2007 421.0 7.95 %
2006 390.0 6.62 %
2005 365.8